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KgBase Aims to Close the Knowledge Gap

May 29, 2020 |

Organizations are discovering the power of knowledge graphs to extract useful information from unstructured data. But full-fledged graph databases can require specialized skills to interact with, while online spreadsheets can leave the user wanting more. Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics.

For example, Swarm64 is aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Apr 16, 2020 |

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation data architecture takes shape to solve emerging real-time data processing and machine learning challenges, the lines separating things like object stores, databases, and streaming data frameworks will begin to blur. Read more…

Aerospike Adopts Cloud Native Standards with Cloud Offering

Mar 24, 2020 |

Organizations that want the benefit of a high-performance NoSQL database but don’t want to spend a lot of time managing it may want to check out the new Aerospike Cloud, which features a Kubernetes operator and other cloud components from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Read more…

Real-Time Data App Development Gets a Boost

Mar 12, 2020 |

A new database feature is designed to accelerate development of real-time data applications by supporting developers’ queries “in response to events.”

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that has been steadily adding real-time SQL platforms to cloud databases and streaming platforms, this week released the event-driven capability dubbed Query Lambdas. Read more…

MongoDB Embraces GraphQL with Document Database

Jan 22, 2020 |

If GraphQL is the data-access API of the future, then MongoDB wants to be a part of it. That much is evident from today’s announcement that the popular document-style NoSQL database is now serving queries formatted using the upstart development language. Read more…

Top 12 Datanami Stories of 2019

Jan 3, 2020 |

2019 was an eventful year in the big data space, with enough intersecting story lines to keep a big data watcher enmeshed for hours – if not days — on end. Read more…

Druid Developer Ramps Cloud-Native Approach

Dec 10, 2019 |

A real-time analytics startup founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database have raised additional funding as they ramp up product development based on the open-source data store.

Imply said it has raised $30 million in a funding round led by investors Andreessen Horowitz along with Geodesic Capital and Khosla Ventures. Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

Dec 3, 2019 |

AWS today unveiled a serverless Cassandra service that ostensibly will give customers the scalability benefits of the NoSQL database but without the infamous management challenges that accompany it.

Appropriately named the Managed Cassandra Service (MCS), the new offering gives AWS customers the power of Apache Cassandra, most notably the ability of Cassandra to run a single database across multiple data centers around the world while maintaining very low latency and a high degree of high availability. Read more…

Confluent Reveals ksqlDB, a Streaming Database Built on Kafka

Nov 20, 2019 |

Confluent narrowed the distance separating Kafka-esque stream data processing and traditional database technology with today’s unveiling of ksqlDB, a new database built atop Kafka that the company intends to be the future of stream processing. Read more…

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